e-n header - Vision

May 25, 2011

The communications department publishes the employee newsletter "e-nlightened" each week so staff can keep in touch with what is going on across the district.  E-mail your pictures and a brief description to Communications and we will include them as space permits.
In This Issue
*TInterim Superintendent Dr. Jay Thompson
*Shannon wins AED
*BISD Night at Rangers Game
*Staff Discount Page
*RHS reminds us about our CORE values
*HHS recognized as Best Practice High School
*More Photos
*Summer Hours
*End of Year Technology Checklist
*Employee Transfer Request Application
*Registration Deadline

Inclement Weather Make Up

May 26 & 27

Full Days



May 29

Quick Links...



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Interim Superintendent Dr. Jay Thompson encourage students and staff to finish strong.
Interim Superintendent Dr. Jay Thompson encourage students and staff to finish strong.


Shannon wins AED at Run for Sarah

Congratulations to the Shannon Learning Center for winning the AED at the Run for Sarah. There were 59 on the Shannon Striders' team.



Join us for the Birdville ISD student and teacher appreciation night at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

Monday, June 6

7:05 p.m.


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Staff Discount Page


NRH2O is offering BISD employees discounts on daily tickets. Discount tickets must be purchased online, they will not be offered at the gate.


Purchase instructions:

Go to www.nrh2o.com

Click on purchase tickets

Enter the coupon code: SUMMEREDUCATION

Click the green arrow



gO TO Special Group/Corporate Discount Offers FOR $15 TICKET


Remember to check Employee Discounts on the staff webpage.


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 Richland High School reminds us about our CORE values.


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Haltom High School Selected for 2011 Best Practice High Schools That Work State Award


Congratulations to Haltom High School for being selectedHaltom for a 2011 Best Practice High Schools That Work State Award (HSTW). This selective, highly competitive award is based on each of the HSTW 10 key practices. Haltom received this award based on their outstanding practice in the area of Culture of Continuous Improvement. Haltom High School will be honored at the 2011 HSTW state meeting at 7:30 a.m. on June 7.




Recent Photo Archives


Solley Learning Center Photos


Advanced Placement Strategies, North Texas Express Project Team, the National Math and Science Initiative and Birdville ISD recently celebrated Haltom High School receiving the Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program (APTIP) grant. The five-year APTIP grant begins with the 2011-12 school year. The grant supports the campus AP math, science, and English teacher training, student prep sessions, resources and materials, and provide incentives to the teachers and students for qualifying AP exam scores.

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End of Year Technology Check List

Please review the following information from the technology department before leaving for the summer. The link contains an important checklist from TIMS. If you have questions, call the Help Desk at 5888.


>Summer Technology Information


Employees interested in requesting a campus transfer may access the application form online.  


> Employee Transfer Request Application  

Transfer requests will be accepted March 21 - May 2. (Extended until July 15) 
To access the Campus Transfer Request Application employees should use their PeopleSoft ID# as their login and the last four digits of their social security number as their password. Employees will be notified by a principal or campus administrator if a position becomes available at the campus requested.


Resignation Deadline


The last date for resignation for contract personnel is "not later than the 45th day before the first day of instruction of the following school year." The first day of instruction for 2011 - 2012 is August 22, 2011; therefore, the last day for all contract personnel to resign is July 7, 2011.